Join one of these local book clubs

Bookish Bostonians better bond at these book clubs.

Bookstore interior with shelves and stacks of books

Brookline Booksmith has three different book club options.

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Every book lover has been there. You’ve just finished the latest installation of your favorite series or you’ve hit a major plot point in that bestseller — and you have no one to talk to about it. Enter these 10+ Boston book clubs.

PSB: Boston Edition Book Club, 50 Liberty Dr.

This club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. This month, they’re reading “The Cat Who Saved Books” by Sosuke Natsukawa. RSVP online.

Book Club for the Curious, 1 Science Park

Hosted by the Museum of Science, this one is for those who love to read about science and technology. It meets every second Thursday and requires no admission fee with registration.

This month’s book is “Her Space, Her Time: How Trailblazing Women Scientists Decoded the Hidden Universe” by Shohini Ghose.

Silent Book Club, 338 Newbury St.

Hush up and read. Trident Bookseller and Cafe invites you to this monthly reading club. Start with 30 minutes of mingling, then tuck into your current read for an hour of companionable silence. No assigned reading here — just bring your current read.

The next meeting is on Monday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m.

Not Your Bubbe’s Book Club, 55 Martha Rd.

Hosted by the Boston Synagogue, this monthly book club discusses recs from the Jewish Book Council list of hottest new reads. It’s B-Y-O book... but wine is provided.

Check out the schedule.

Lamplighter Brewery, 284 Broadway, Cambridge

This one is for beer and book lovers alike. Join Lamplighter Brewery and the Cambridge Public Library every other month to read contemporary works from marginalized voices.

This month, the club is reading “Airplane Mode: An Irreverent History of Travel” by Shahnaz Habib. Register online.

Queer Book Club, 279 Harvard St., Brookline

This monthly club at Brookline Booksmith discusses LGBTQ+ authors and stories. Meetings are typically on the first Monday of the month and sometimes meet via Zoom. Registration is not required, but check the events page for updates.

Brookline Booksmith Book Club, 279 Harvard St., Brookline

This club is over 20 years old and meets on the second Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. This month’s book is “The Trees” by Percival Everett. Keep up with the events page for details.

Small Press Book Club, 279 Harvard St., Brookline

Another Brookline Booksmith offering. Give those indie darlings some extra love at this club which meets on the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m., typically via Zoom. This month’s read is “Dr. No” by Percival Everett. Keep an eye on the events page.

Masked adults browse the shelves of Porter Square Books.

Porter Square Books has a location in Cambridge and one in Boston.

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PSB Book Club, 25 White St., Cambridge

This monthly book club reads mostly contemporary fiction (think: “Crying in H-Mart” by Michelle Zauner).

This month, the PSB Book Club is reading “This Is Happiness” by Niall Williams. RSVP online.

YA Book Club, 25 White St., Cambridge

This new YA (aka young adult) club for adult readers meets on the third Monday of every month. RSVP for future dates.

Boston Public Library, multiple locations

Haven’t found what you’re looking for yet? Check out the numerous bibliographical offerings from the library.

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